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6 edition of How Cities Work found in the catalog.

How Cities Work

Suburbs, Sprawl, and the Roads Not Taken

by Alex Marshall

  • 41 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City & town planning - architectural aspects,
  • Urban communities,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Political Science / City Planning & Urban Development,
  • Public Policy - Regional Planning,
  • Cities and towns,
  • City planning,
  • Growth,
  • Social psychology,
  • Suburbs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9522133M
    ISBN 100292752407
    ISBN 109780292752405


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